Holidays and weekends in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2019 Printable versionLast update: 20.06.2019
Extending the holidays
In the event that a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the days-off shall be extended by one day.
|January, 1 - 2||New Year|
|March, 8||International Women’s Day|
|March, 21-23||Nauryz holiday (March 23 comes to Saturday, slips to the 25th of March)|
|May, 1||Kazakhstan's People Solidarity Holiday|
|May, 7||Defenders’ day|
|May, 9||Victory Day (day-off transfer from 4th May to the 10th of May)|
|July, 6||Capital Day (day off slips to the 8th of July)|
|August, 30||Constitution Day of the RK|
|December, 1||First President Day (day off slips to the 2nd of December)|
|December, 16 - 17||Kazakhstan Independence Day|
First day of Qurban Ait, celebrated by Muslim calendar, the 7th of January - Orthodox Christmas are nonworking days.
In 2019 the first day of Qurban Ait is on August 11.
According to paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code of the RK for efficient usage of working in the period of holidays the Government has a right to carry days-off to other working days.
Resolution of the Government of the RK on carrying the day-off in 2019.